Sunday, November 28, 2010

Sooji Ka Halwa / Rava Kesari

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Sooji Ka Halwa is a classic Indian sweet dish that can be made in a jiffy. This dessert is easy to prepare and we can prepare during special occasions as kids love it. 
The Sooji or Rava is roasted and cooked with ghee and sugar. Then flavoured with saffron and cardamom pwd.
Here comes the ever popular tasty Rava Kesari recipe…:)
Ingredients:
  • Rava                 - 1 cup
  • Ghee                - 4 tbsp
  • Sugar               - 1 cup
  • Cardamom        - 1 or 2
  • Cashew            - 7
  • Raisins             - 10
  • Food color        - a pinch
  • Saffron             - few strands
  • Pistachio          - 5
Method:
  1. Add ghee to a fry pan and heat it.
  2. Roast rawa in low flame till it exudes a rich aroma.
  3. Keep it aside.
  4. Roast cardamom, cashew, raisins to golden. Remove and reserve it.
  5. Boil 2 ½ cups of water in a heavy bottomed pan.
  6. Add roasted rawa slowly and stir continuously to avoid lumps.
  7. Keep stirring till the rava is full cooked.
  8. Add the orange food color and stir.
  9. Add sugar slowly and combine well with continous stirring.
  10. Add saffron, cardamom, cashew and raisins.
  11. Mix well and keep stirring until the kesari start sticking to the bottom.
  12. Turn off the flame.
  13. Grease a plate with ghee.
  14. Pour the kesari in the plate and allow to cool.
  15. Cut into required shape.
  16. Garnish with chopped pistachio, almond and cashew

  1. Delicious Sooji Ka Halwa ready to enjoy…!!!
Hugs n Smiles,

44 comments:

  1. Welcome back jay!kesari looks inviting!

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  2. Lovely and delicious looking rava halva.

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  3. Wat a coincidence, I made this last nite...

    Can I take one?

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  4. wow Jay, looks so perfect da. Somehow I cannot make this right. everytime i make it the consistency sucks:-(

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  5. I just came online and saw your lovely halwa updates! U make me drool early in the morning ya! Can I grab one piece pls??? :)

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  6. Gosh...this is absolutely mouth watering,I wish I had access to this now:)

    Please do come & collect your award,I just gave you :)

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  7. Looks so tempting...You had cut the kesari very nicely...

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  8. wow, lovely kesari, my fav, looks so pretty

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  9. Rava kesari looks delicious Jaya.

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  10. wow. it has excellent consistancy dear.. keep it up

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  11. i also prepare the same way, but the taste of kesari I eat at sarvana is so different, I dont know what is the difference there?

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  12. halwa in squares is looking inviting

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  13. Thanx for your loving thoughts..:D
    Tasty Appetite

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  14. wow yummy n tempting pic dear

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  15. Kesari looks delicious, tempting and mouth watering. One of my favourite sweet dish.

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  16. super n lovely presentation---please visit my blog for a pleasant suprise :)

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  17. Hy Kairali sisters,
    Its the addition of ghee that matters. Once the sugar melts and starts thickening turn off d flame.

    Giv a try n let me know how u enjoyd..:D

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  18. Thanks Kavitha and Priya for the lovely awards...Will post it soon...!

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  19. Dear Renu,
    check out for complete cooking of rawa and then add sugar. ..it beats the taste of Saravana bhavan..:)

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  20. very lovely and tasty rava kesari....

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  21. Yummy indeed! Looks exquisite. A must try delicious recipe! Thanks for sharing! Cheers!

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  22. wow.. those look really yummy..

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  23. What a sweet treat that looks amazing!

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  24. hey...ws waiting for ths recipe..jst today i commented abt ths n some other blog...btw;thanx for visiting ma blog..its so nice of u ..

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  25. yummy looking halwas..slurrp

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  26. iam steeling one from it ok......colour full

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  27. What a royal look !!! Looks delicious Jay...

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  28. I have never seen anything like this. It is such a pretty dish. I love the color. I am afraid, I can't imagine the texture and flavor but I would like to find out.

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  29. Thats a yummy and perfect sweet ,and i too make it often for guests and i love the idea of serving that by cutting in to cute diamond pieces.

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  30. Hi Jay thanks for visiting my space and for the encouraging comment. Halwa looks sooooo yummmmmmy.

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  31. I can see why your children love this. It sounds delicious and looks pretty too. I hope you are having a great day. Blessings...Mary

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  32. They look beautiful, so perfectly done :)

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  33. Wow... mouth watering!!!
    Lovely!!!

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  34. My all time favorite,looks perfectly done!

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  35. Love the diamond shapes you have given to this halwa, Jay.

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  36. Welcum back... tempting and yumm kesari...

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